Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad

Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad

Exactly Right
True Crime
132 episodes
Retired Cold Case Investigator Paul Holes and Investigative Journalist Billy Jensen dig deep into unsolved murders, unidentified remains and missing persons cases. Each week listeners ride shotgun as Holes and Jensen attempt to solve the crime using a variety of methods, from old-fashioned detective work to advanced technologies including familial DNA searches, social media geotargeting, and maybe most important—the skills of their listeners who send in tips and theories, becoming active members of The Murder Squad. 
  • Six women were murdered within eight months in or near Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1976 and 1977. One was discovered in a trash can, another in the trunk of her car, others were left on hillsides. All but one was strangled. An entire community and law enforcement dubbed the killer The Washing...
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  • A series of five cases in the Lewis Clark Valley began with a 12-year-old girl going missing. After that a 22-year-old woman was killed, two stepsisters were then murdered and a 35-year-old man disappeared. The cases vary in MO but there is a person of interest that could be connected to all five. I...
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  • On August 17th, 1984, high school sweethearts Donna Hall and Michael Margaret were supposed to leave from Richmond, Virginia, for a weekend camping trip. But four days later their bodies were discovered in the woods near Donna's home. Despite blood evidence found at the scene, the case remains unsol...
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  • Billy and Paul look into two separate unsolved murders--one in Chicago and another in New York. In 2004, 31-year-old Kevin Clewer went out for a night in Boystown. The next day his father found him stabbed over 40 times in his apartment. Two years earlier, 35-year-old Brian Boothe was murdered in hi...
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  • In Seattle on November 8, 2001, Donna O'Steen took her daughter to a piano lesson before school. When she didn't return to pick her up, the piano teacher and Donna's daughter went to the house to look for her. Inside an unknown offender had stabbed Donna over 10 times and stole random items. The cas...
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  • In August 1987, 31-year-old Janice Christensen was murdered while out jogging. She was the first of four murders in Akron, Ohio over the next five months. One of the four murders have been solved by the Porchlight Project, but three cases remain unsolved. It's left many to wonder over the next three...
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  • Billy and Paul interview Chris Lambert from Your Own Backyard podcast about the latest in the Kristin Smart case. Then they delve into a missing case with a similar line of investigation. 19-year-old Amber Wilde disappeared from her apartment in Green Bay, WI on the evening of September 23rd, 1998....
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  • On February 2nd, 2008, 24-year-old Lindsay Buziak met a mystery couple to show a house in Victoria, British Columbia. Based on her phone activity, investigators believe she was killed within a three minute window. Billy and Paul look at the actions leading up to Lindsay's murder and the investigatio...
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  • Billy and Paul look into the disappearance of 17-year-old Brittanee Drexel. In April 2009, Brittanee went on a spring break trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina without her mother's permission. After just a few days, she vanished from Ocean Boulevard on April 25th. Tips have poured in throughout the...
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  • In 2017 three women were found dead within a three block radius in Lumberton, NC. Kristin "Christina" Bennett, Rhonda Jones and Megan Oxendine all struggled with drug addiction. One was inside a television cabinet, another in a trash can, and the last one was under a tree. Each cause of death was ru...
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  • This week Paul and Billy look into the unsolved murders at the Las Cruces Bowling Alley Massacre. Two armed gunman entered the bowling alley on February 10th, 1990. The gunmen took the seven people present hostage in the office before shooting them and setting the place on fire. Despite over a thous...
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  • Billy and Paul look into the disappearance of 8-year-old Christy Luna in Greenacres, Florida. On May 27th, 1984, she left home to buy cat food at the store just 400 feet away. Then she vanished in thin air. Since that time there have been several promising leads, but none have brought Christy home....
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  • After we covered the Taco Bell Strangler--Henry Louis Wallace--last season, listeners alerted us to the unsolved murder of Helene "Nikki" Anderson and her four-year-old daughter Adrienne. Billy and Paul take a closer look at their murders on January 30th, 1986, in Bremerton, Washington. Our friends...
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  • In October 2000, a predator began preying on college students at Kansas State University and the University of Kansas. It would take over eight years and thirteen attacks between Manhattan and Lawrence before authorities would declare there was a serial rapist on the loose. Billy and Paul look into...
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  • In the season three premiere of Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad, Billy and Paul are joined by a detective seeking help on an unsolved murder. In February 1987, Peter Becci was killed while his wife and kids were out to dinner in Lima, Ohio, with a male friend of Joyce's. The possible mysterious m...
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  • Billy's other podcast family, The First Degree, joins he and Paul to discuss serial killer Joel Rifkin. Alexis Linkletter, Jac Vanek and Billy talk about their episodes covering Rifkin's murders of sex workers in New York from 1989 to 1993. It is believed he killed 17 women, not all have been identi...
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  • Jake Brennan from Disgraceland joins Paul and Billy to discuss one of the most heartbreaking murders in rock and roll history--the murder of John Lennon. Mark David Chapman traveled to New York City in December of 1980 with one goal. On December 8th, Chapman killed John Lennon outside the Dakota....
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  • Melissa McCarty and Kelly McLear from the Killer Genes podcast join Paul and Billy to discuss the cases of possible black widower Thomas Randolph. Randolph has been married six times and charged with two of his wives' death.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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  • Alaina and Ash from Morbid: A True Crime Podcast join Paul and Billy this week to discuss the unsolved murders of Michelle Guse, Denise Milner and Lori Farmer. The three girls were murdered while at an Oklahoma Girl Scout camp in 1977. The case remains unsolved to this day.  See omnystudio.com/li...
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  • Billy and Paul delve into one of the most discussed and enraging cases in the true crime world--the homicide of almost 3-year-old Caylee Anthony in 2008. They take close looks at the autopsy, interviews given, the trial and much more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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  • Alvin and Fran from Affirmative Murder join Billy and Paul to discuss killer Marcus Wesson. Wesson created a cult within his family beginning in the 1970's. The belief system was built on Wesson considering himself god and that Jesus was a vampire. The cult was kept quiet until 2004 when a reported...
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  • CBS News' Erin Moriarty joins Billy and Paul this week to discuss the disappearance of Jennifer Dulos. On May 24th, 2019, Jennifer dropped her children off at school then vanished in New Canaan, Connecticut.  After she was reported missing, blood was found in her garage and her vehicle was later rec...
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  • Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark from My Favorite Murder join Billy and Paul to discuss the NXIVM cult that made headlines after branding sex slaves. They discuss the inner workings of the group and the crimes for which justice is still in the process of being served.  See omnystudio.com/lis...
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  • Gillian Pensavalle and Patrick Hinds from True Crime Obsessed join Paul and Billy to discuss one of the most infuriating missing person cases in recent history. They look into the disappearance of Susan Cox Powell from Utah on December 6th, 2009. Her husband Josh was suspected in the case, but he mu...
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  • Kate Winkler Dawson, host of the Tenfold More Wicked podcast, joins Paul and Billy to discuss the case that inspired Twin Peaks. Hazel Drew disappeared from Sand Lake, New York on July 7th, 1908. Her body was discovered in 4 days later in Teal Pond. The case had many suspects from family members to...
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  • Kara Klenk and Liza Treyger from That’s Messed Up: A SVU Podcast join Billy and Paul to discuss the Route 40 Killer. Steve Pennell is the only known serial killer from Delaware. He preyed on sex workers in the late 1980's before he was caught by an incredible undercover officer.    See omnystu...
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  • During Jensen and Holes' first Winter Distraction of the season, Billy and Paul talk about some of the biggest updates in the past year. They discuss arrests, DNA testing and the impact of Squaderinos getting loud.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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  • Kenyon, Amanda and Lucy from the Wine and Crime podcast discuss a case from Minnesota never discussed on their podcast with Paul and Billy. The women talk Billy and Paul through the unsolved murders of Mary and Susie Reker, including a possible suspect. Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad are brin...
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  • This week Paul and Billy look into three separate missing person cases sent to us by Squaderinos. Susan Osborne and her son Evan disappeared from Holtville, Alabama in May of 2017. Dulce Alavez was abducted from Bridgeton, NJ on September 16, 2019. Gina Bos vanished from Lincoln, Nebraska in October...
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  • Billy and Paul are joined by Britain Lockhart, host of the Youtube channel Depths of Historythis week. Britain uses scuba diving and metal detecting to find antiques, guns, and to help local law enforcement find evidence during investigations. Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad are bringing you a...
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  • Paul and Billy look into the unsolved murder of 12-year-old Jennifer Odom. Jennifer disappeared after getting off the school bus on February 19th, 1993, in Florida. After her remains were found six days later, the case focused on serial predators and serial killers alike. Tips continue to come in, b...
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  • The Scam Goddess podcast host Laci Mosley joins Billy and Paul to teach them about scams in the true crime world. They delve into the many schemes Lou Pearlman, the music mogul responsible for boy bands like the Backstreet Boys and NSYNC. Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad are bringing you a seri...
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  • Billy and Paul look into the mysterious death of Mitrice Richardson. Mitrice was behaving erratically when she was arrested on September 16, 2009 in Malibu, California. She was released on her own in the middle of the night with no car, phone, or money. Family and friends searched for nearly 11 mont...
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  • Paul, Billy, Nic and the Captain continue looking into the disappearance of Brian Shaffer from 2006. In this episode they look into theories about what may have happened to Brian--an accident, left town, met nefarious people or possibly even a serial killer. Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad are...
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  • This week Paul and Billy look into the disappearance of Morgan Nick from Alma, Arkansas. Six-year-old Morgan disappeared from a little league field on June 9th, 1995. The case and descriptions of the possible abductor had Squaderinos bring the case to our attention after we discussed a potential per...
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  • Paul and Billy are joined by Nic and the Captain from the True Crime Garage podcast to look into a missing person case they've covered extensively. In the first part of this special two part Fall Distraction, the guys discuss the circumstances surrounding Brian Shaffer's disappearance on March 31, 2...
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  • This week Billy and Paul look into the murder of 5-year-old Siobhan McGuinness from Missoula, Montana. Her case was recently solved with genetic genealogy, but identifying her killer only brought on more questions. Could he be responsible for other murders--including the Alphabet Murders? The guy...
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  • James Renner joins Paul and Billy to discuss the case which first brought him into the true crime world. Author, podcaster, and journalist has spent most of his life in some way looking into the unsolved murder of Amy Mihaljevic from Bay Village, Ohio. Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad are bring...
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  • Billy and Paul continue their look into the unsolved murder of Rebekah Gould from September 2004 in Melbourne, Arkansas. This week they are joined by Faculty member of Forensics and Criminal Justice at American Military University Jen Bucholtz to question the timeline reported in Rebekah's disappear...
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  • Wendy and Beth from Fruitloops: Serial Killers of Color podcast guest on Jensen and Holes: Fall Distraction to discuss a case from their town. In August 2005 an offender began attacking people in the Phoenix area first known as the Baseline Rapist. By the time he is apprehended in 2006, he escalates...
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  • Paul and Billy look into the unsolved murder of Rebekah Gould from September 2004 in Melbourne, Arkansas. The case has left her family and community in a swirl of rumors with no justice. In this episode, the guys look into the facts that were originally reported on the case. They are joined by journ...
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  • Billy and Paul are joined by Alvin and Fran from the Affirmative Murder podcast. The guys delve into the case of serial killer Harrison Graham in Philadelphia. It's a case Fran finds particularly interesting--from the seven murders he committed to the potential of multiple personalities. Jensen a...
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  • Billy and Paul look into the mysterious disappearance of Brianna Maitland from Montgomery, Vermont. After leaving work on March 19, 2004, her car was found abandoned crashed into a barn. Upon learning she was missing, questions circled around a fight weeks earlier, local drug dealers and possibly hu...
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  • Paul, Billy and Paul Haynes continue to discuss the Golden State Killer. Each giving credit to the science that brought about closure in the case but lay out ways they wish could have caught him sooner.  Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad are bringing you a series of Fall Distractions. Each episo...
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  • Paul and Billy finish their look into the Humboldt Five. They take a deeper look into the disappearances and deaths of Sheila Franks and Danielle Bertolini. Sheila was a single mother of two young children. Danielle was a transplant from Maine who came to Northern California and became entangled in...
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  • Paul and Billy welcome Michelle McNamara's researcher and citizen detective Paul Haynes. The three give their reactions to the sentencing of Joseph DeAngelo. They discuss details of the case which couldn't be talked about until after the Golden State Killer was sentenced. Jensen and Holes: The Mu...
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  • Billy and Paul begin their look into the Humboldt Five with this first part of a two part series. They delve into the missing person cases of Jennifer Wilmer, Karen Mitchell and Christine Walters. Each young woman disappeared near Humboldt County and hasn't been seen again. The circumstances swirl a...
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  • Paul and Billy look into the unsolved murders of Sue Sharp, John Sharp, Tina Sharp and Dana Wingate. In April 1981, the small resort town of Keddie, California was changed forever. Someone entered the Sharp home of Cabin 28 with no other purpose but mayhem. Inside the cabin, the offender or offender...
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  • Billy and Paul look into the unsolved murders of Cheryl Henry and Andy Atkinson from August 1990. The two went on a double date before parking at a local lovers' lane in the Houston area. Before and after the murders, the area saw a trend of missing women. Could they all be related? See omnystudi...
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  • Paul and Billy look into two separate missing person cases this week. The first, 16-year-old Lashaya Stine left her home in Aurora, Colorado on July 16, 2016 around 2 AM. Her mother believes she went out to meet someone but she never returned home. The second, 18-year-old Brookelyn Farthing went to...
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  • Billy and Paul look into the unsolved cases of Mr. Cruel out of Melbourne, Australia in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. The unknown offender attacked four young girls creating terror.  He wore a black ski mask and was usually armed with a knife and gun. Despite law enforcement knocking on over 30,...
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